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Rochester, Buffalo groups form regional adaptive sports collaborative (access required)

Rochester Accessible Adventures (RAA) is joining forces with Greater Buffalo Adaptive Sports (GBAS) to form the Western New York Adaptive and Inclusive Sports Collaborative. The aim of the partnership is to ensure recreational and competitive opportunities are developed and sustained ...

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Moody’s remains worried about del Lago but credit rating unchanged (access required)

Moody’s Investor Service is still concerned about del Lago Resort & Casino’s ability to meet near-term debt obligations, but the company’s credit rating did not change after a financial analysis completed last week. Moody’s Jan. 31 Update to Credit Analysis ...

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Morelle, Katko endorse resolution to save minor league baseball teams (access required)

Rep. Joe Morelle (D-Irondequoit), Rep. John Katko (R-Syracuse) and Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) were among nearly 70 members of Congress who today introduced a bipartisan resolution suggesting that Major League Baseball should keep its contraction claws off of the minor ...

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Red Wings score big on the balance sheet for 2019 (access required)

For the Rochester Red Wings, 2019 was the Season of the Home Run, as the team hit a franchise-record 174 homers. The Wings hit a home run off the field, too. Rochester Community Baseball Inc., posted an after-tax profit for ...

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Weekend convention, sporting events bring thousands to town (access required)

Forty years ago, “I’d rather be in Rochester” was the slogan for a Rochester Chamber of Commerce marketing campaign. Visit Rochester will tell you that, based on four events this weekend, the slogan is still true. Nearly 7,000 people are ...

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Grants available for Great Lakes research (access required)

A total of $125,000 in grants for projects that protect and restore the health of the Great Lakes will be available through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Great Lakes Research Consortium. The 2020 Great Lakes ...

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Kegs go up in lights on Friday (access required)

With the Liberty Pole lit during most of the year now, the wonder of lighting a holiday structure has fallen to Genesee Beer’s keg tree. The pyramid of 520 beer kegs illuminated with 30,000 colored lights gets its moment in ...

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‘SmarterTravel’ names Rochester a must-visit city in 2020 (access required)

What does Rochester have in common with Lexington, Ky., Honolulu, Hawaii, and Salt Lake City, Utah? They’re among the nine cities that SmarterTravel says are the best places in America to visit in 2020. SmarterTravel says Rochester is “in the midst ...

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County CFO headed to RCSD, parks director retiring (access required)

Monroe County chief financial officer Bob Franklin is joining the Rochester City School District while Director of Parks Larry Staub announced he will retire on Dec. 17. Franklin has served as CFO the past six years, following an appointment by ...

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Inclusion is focus of Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College (access required)

Jeff Van Gundy has come a long way since his days of playing point guard on the basketball court at Brockport High School and Nazareth College. From coaching the NBA’s New York Knicks and Houston Rockets, to his current role ...

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ROC Holiday Village returns for Year 2, and it’s even bigger (access required)

Roc Holiday Village returns for a 16-day run, Wednesdays through Sundays, starting on Dec. 2

Year One of the ROC Holiday Village exceeded expectations, which is why organizers are expanding the event for year two. The second annual downtown festival will run for 14 days, three more than last year, and additional activities are on ...

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